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Title Chestnut Street Old and New
Author Chestnut Street Association
Date 1935
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information J. B. Haines-Advertising Agency
Reference 3232 Box 2 Folder 2
Library / Archive Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Collection Name Di Marco Family Papers, 1906-1983
Description A short history of Chestnut Street in Philadelphia, illustrated with photographs and illustrations of key buildings.
Series Description This collection consists of mostly miscellaneous souvenirs/ephemera saved by Theresa Di Marco. Notable is a cover illustration for Jack and Jill Magazine that Theresa designed. Also included is printed material, correspondence, Theresa Di Marco's 8th grade autograph album, school books, and books related to the business and to the Catholic church, a newsletter for the Philadelphia Teacher's Association and a photobook from the Clara Barton School. There is also lots of religious material, including prayer cards, photos, pamphlets and guide books.
Biographical Note / History The Di Marco family ran an Italian-American shoe store in Philadelphia.
Theme(s) Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Places Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Keywords history, community, settlement, development
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania catalogue.
Language English
Copyright Historical Society of Pennsylvania